Historic Boston is the birthplace of America today. Mixed with up-to-the-moment technology and moments in contemporary history, it’s one of the best places that you can go to in your travels in the USA.
Why not take a stroll down Newbury Street and and see the oft-visited shopping district? There are also antiques and vintage stores to be found, those that harken back to the Boston of old. Every sort of shopper will find what they want here, no matter if you prefer to scout around art and antiques or want the latest fashion in clothes.
Immerse yourself in history on a tour of the North End, the seventeenth century neighborhood that makes your school books come to life. From a look around Old North Church to a peek into Paul Revere’s house and a walk around centuries-old cemeteries will keep your interest for hours.
While here, take a trip into Italian districts and enjoy culture of a different bent. Here you’ll find top-rated restaurants and traces of the old country lingering in scenes in the street. Hanover Street is a slice of Italy in America, and even the smells wafting from the eateries and delis will prove that. If you like to eat, then this is the place to go.
There are moveable holidays that will entrance you, too. Spring brings Lilac Sunday and the Duckings Day Parade. Fall is heralded by The Head of the Charles Regatta that brings in hundreds of competitors every year. Every year brings in the best celebration of the Fourth of July and First Night.
Of course, Boston is home to sports lovers as well. Judging from the craze created by the Boston Marathon, running is definitely alive and well here. Then there is Fenway Park, a mecca for the dedicated baseball fan. Another must-see is the Garden, where numerous sporting events have been held over the years. It doesn’t matter if you don’t cheer for the home team, what’s important is you don’t miss the sights that are known to sports fans all over the world.